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Quilting up a storm

TORRINGTON – Sewing machines hummed and steam irons hissed, transforming a conference room at Platte Valley Bank into a hive of activity on Thursday. A kaleidoscope of bright, colorful squares …

Zook enters not guilty plea

by Jess Oaks joaks@torringtontelegram.com GOSHEN COUNTY – The Goshen County District Court, in Torrington, was in session Tuesday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m. for the arraignment of …

Summertime mosquitoes in full force

GOSHEN COUNTY – As summertime officially rolls into Goshen County and the surrounding area, days get longer, and the evenings are more enjoyable. The summertime brings a time to swim, camp, …

Brothers to be inducted into Hall of Fame

TORRINGTON – Torrington Livestock Markets (TLM) has, for several decades, become a sanctified entity for not only Goshen County but realistically for the entire nation. While nearly every …
Sports
Tatum Struble pitches relief for the Torrington Thunder 16U against the Cheyenne Extreme on June 13. Struble struck out five

Thunder 16U cruise past Cheyenne Extreme

The Torrington Thunder 16U softball team scored a decisive victory against the Cheyenne Extreme on June 13.

Tigers catcher Landre Greiman, center, closes his glove around a strike against the Lobos on June 6. Greiman played catcher for Torrington throughout the Pioneers Tournament in Gering over the weekend. On offense at the Pioneers Tournament, Greiman posted a total of three hits.
The Torrington Tigers 'A' Legion team captured two wins at the annual Pioneer Tournament in Gering over the weekend.
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Tom Grubbs, left, guides the new baseball and softball scoreboard into the ground at Jirdon Park on June 10 as Tom McIntosh operates the forklift.
A new scoreboard for the softball and baseball fields at Jirdon Park was installed last week.
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EWC volleyball coach conducts study for U.S. team

EWC head volleyball coach Goerge Hamilton, center, is conducting a study on triple blocks that will be used by the U.S. men’s volleyball team. Hamilton recently returned from working with the men’s team as they gear up for the Olympics.

EWC head volleyball coach George Hamilton is conducting a study on the triple-block with the U.S. men's volleyball team.

Tigers ‘C’ splits vs. Alliance

The Torrington Tigers 'C' Legion team battled Alliance in a double-header on Sunday.

Goshen County represents at CNFR

Yoder’s Haiden Thompson rounds a barrel in the first go-round at the CNFR in Casper last week. Thompson, riding for Gillette College, competed in goat tying and barrel racing. She placed third overall in goat tying with an average score of 26.6 seconds. Thompson garnered first place in the short go-round in the event with a time of 6.2 seconds.

Eastern Wyoming College and Yoder were represented at the annual CNFR in Casper the previous week.

Youngsters tee off at Torrington junior golf program

PGA golf professional and course manager David Dent shows youngsters proper putting techniques at the Torrington Junior Golf program on Thursday. Pictured, from left, are Peyton Kennedy, Kannon Kremke, Garrett Otten, Ivor Lee and Cody Haugland.

The Cottonwood Country Club hosted up-and-coming golfers from across Goshen County at the junior golf program last week.

Shaping future athletes

Southeast Schools middle school volleyball coach Trisha Bates, right, poses with the Lady Cyclones at the end of a successful season. Bates is a 2024 inductee into the WCA Coaches Hall of Fame.

Southeast Schools track and volleyball coach Trisha Bates is a 2024 inductee into the Wyoming Coaches Association's Coaches Hall of Fame.

Obituaries
Barbara Jean Munroe
YODER – Memorial services for Barbara Jean Munroe, 86, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2024, at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Garry Schick officiating. Barbara died …
Michelle Alena Nash
TORRINGTON – Private family memorial services for Michelle Alena Nash, 47, will be held at a later date. Michelle died at Torrington Community Hospital on June 4, 2024, and cremation has …
Brud Orin Coy
On November 26, 2023, Brud Orin Coy defeated Multiple Sclerosis, by leaving his earthly body and running into the arms of his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He was surrounded by his loving wife, Jackie and daughters, Makenna, and Hanna.
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Community

'Ag Books for Kids' 2024 winners announced

LARAMIE – Food is the common bond that ties us all to agriculture. Donating accurate agriculture books to Wyoming elementary schools has been the goal of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation …

The hero behind the glass

TORRINGTON – There is an old saying which says in greatness oftentimes goes unnoticed or overlooked at first. It can be argued some of the greatest minds and heroes of the world were not …

Farmer earns merit award

by Jess Oaks joaks@torringtontelegram.com SCOTTSBLUFF – The Nebraska Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) met last week in Scottsbluff for the society’s …

Torrington man pleads guilty to felony possession of a firearm

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County District Court met in session Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. for the change of plea hearing of Torrington man, Vincent Plasencio. After having initially pleaded …
Records

Court fines for June 2 - June 8

June 2 Larson, Jon – Forfeiture: $120 [31-5-301 bvii (2)] vehicle exceeded 70 mph on primary/secondary highway (6+ mph over). June 3   Urdiales, Eric Leon – Guilty: …

Emergency services rolling log

A compendium of Goshen County emergency response and service calls Tuesday, June 4 – Wednesday, June 5   00:46-Suspicious circumstances-Occurred on state highway 156. North bound …

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Wyoming news

Gordon declares emergency to Teton Pass landslide

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon has issued an Executive Order declaring an emergency in response to the catastrophic failure of Wyoming Highway 22, Teton Pass. Multiple mudslides have led to a …

UW welcomes new faculty to the department of veterinary sciences

Raphael Vanderstichel

LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources welcomes three new faculty members to the Department of Veterinary Sciences.   With …

UW Extension publishes guide for managing vegetation on small acreages

Laramie – The University of Wyoming Extension recently released a free digital publication designed to help small-acreage landowners and others make decisions about land management. The …

Agricultural experiment station honors exceptional staff, researchers

Laramie – The Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) recently commended faculty, staff and students for exemplary research accomplishments at an annual awards banquet in Laramie.   …

Opinion
On Sunday, I spent the afternoon baking in the kitchen while the temperature wasn’t nearly as high as it had been. I decided to sit down, take a break, and scroll through some social media …
It’s not a game, and it’s anything but pleasant. If you are reading this you are probably intelligent enough to know and understand when it comes to talks of war, there really are no …
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TORRINGTON – The Goshen County School District June board meeting was off to a late start on Tuesday, June 11. In attendance were board chairman, Michael Sussex, board vice chair, Sarah …

EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

Amateur radio club honors pioneer women at Fort Laramie

FORT LARAMIE – Members of the High Plains Amateur Radio Club will be operating a special event station at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site June 9-10 to honor the courage and bravery of …

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War announces new commander

TORRINGTON – William Neu was elected Colorado & Wyoming Department Commander at the 96th Encampment, becoming the first Wyoming citizen so honored.   In this position, Neu will be …

City proposes seven-million-dollar project

TORRINGTON – The Torrington City Court met in session at approximately 12 p.m. Thursday afternoon to hear a brief presentation from local officials regarding a potential seven-million-dollar …

Lingle, Torrington pools open

GOSHEN COUNTY – The Dale Jones Municipal Pool in Torrington will open for the season on June 1 at 1 p.m. for open swim.   The pool's schedule will be as follows: - Monday through …

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public notices
Public Notice No. 9038
Tuesday June 4, 2024 The Board of County Commissioners of Goshen County, Wyoming met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 am at the Goshen County Courthouse in the Commissioners’ Chambers
Public Notice No. 9037
Notice of Sale of Real Property for 2023 Delinquent Taxes The State of Wyoming ) )ss County of Goshen ) June 19, 2024 County Treasurers Office
Public Notice No. 9036
Public notice is hereby given by the Board of Trustees of the Eastern Wyoming Community College District, State of Wyoming that they intend to adopt the following revised/new policies:
Public Notice No. 9035
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing on the proposed budget for the South Torrington Water and Sewer District for the fiscal year ending June, 2025
Public Notice No. 9034
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing on the proposed budget for the PV Bar Estates Improvement and Service District for the fiscal year ending June, 2025